The Fall of the Towers
Bantam, 1986 - 416 pages
Come and enter Samuel Delany's tomorow, in this trilogy of high adventure, with acrobats and urchins, criminals and courtiers, fishermen and factory-workers, madmen and mind-readers, dwarves and ducheses, giants and geniuses, merchants and mathematicians, soldiers and scholars, pirates and poets, and a gallery of aliens who fly, crawl, burrow, or swim.
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His long arm reached across Tel's shoulder and his brown fingers squared the
coins. Shrimp and Curly exchanged worried looks. "Money," Ptorn said and put a
unit note beside the coins. Curly said, "I think I'll throw in my rag right now..." From
oyster in which had lain an immense, milky sphere, that had rolled away from her
fingers, across the edge of the rock, and dropped with a miniscule splash twelve
feet into green water. And her stomach had caught in a furious knot, and in that ...
Malis are supposed to lurk, vicious and malevolent, in the night streets of the city.
But these were like no malis they had ever seen. Jon and Alter stayed and
frowned. So when the tall woman suddenly pointed a furious, quivering finger,
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Larou - LibraryThing
The Fall of the Towers is an omnibus of a trilogy Delany wrote early in his career, and while it is nowhere near the quality of his best works, it is hard to believe that he was a mere 22 years old ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - kimpe - LibraryThing
This book was interesting. It was my introduction to Delany, and there were many things I liked about this book, but there were also many things I did not. I never felt any true connection to any of ... Read full review